GAAMAC Events

Events organised by
International Center for Transitional Justice

Barcelona, Spain

Organized By : International Center for Transitional Justice

The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Barcelona International Peace Center (BIPC) are pleased to announce the Intensive Course on Prevention and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence: The Role of Transitional Justice to be held in Barcelona, Spain from 1 to 5 October 2018. This course will examine how transitional justice can contribute to preventing the recurrence of violent conflict. The course will look at practical examples of current, past, and paradigmatic transitional justice processes and their contribution to prevention. Country case studies to be discussed may include Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Africa, the former Yugoslavia, and Latin American cases. The aim is to provide course participants with a firm grounding in transitional justice efforts and insight into the challenges and opportunities of helping to avoid the recurrence of violent conflict. It is targeted at mid-career and senior staff at multilateral agencies, governments, NGOs, foundations, universities, and others directly involved in peacebuilding, conflict. and post-conflict contexts around the world.


Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : International Center for Transitional Justice

Throughout the war in Syria, schools have come under repeated attack from both government and rebel forces. On 22 March 2018, Syrian victims and activists will gather in Geneva for a public hearing-style event examining the impact of the destruction of schools in the context of the Syrian conflict. The event will be hosted by the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the ten Syrian organizations that together comprise the Save Syrian Schools project.

The victim testimonies will be accompanied by a “Panel of Conscience”, which will be present on stage to listen to the stories of victims, lend authority and legitimacy to the recommendations issued, and provide symbolic support for all victims of the conflict. The panel will include Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Pablo De Greiff, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence; and David Tolbert, President of the ICTJ.

To attend the event, RSVP here.  For anyone unable to attend in person, a livestream will be available.


Barcelona, Spain

Organized By : International Center for Transitional Justice

By the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Barcelona International Peace Resource Center (BIPRC)

6 - 10 June 2016

The course will focus on practical examples of recent or paradigmatic peace processes where the question of justice formed a significant part of the negotiating context. It will raise a series of questions on substance, process, participation and review how things worked out in practice.

The aim is to provide course participants with a firm grounding in the basics of transitional justice and to understand the challenges, options and implications of different approaches to the justice question in peace processes. 

The program is targeted at mid-career and senior staff at multilateral agencies, governments, NGOs, foundations, and universities. Practitioners directly involved in countries dealing with peace processes are especially encouraged to apply. The course format includes a combination of lectures, small group discussion, simulations, and an exchange of practical experiences from the participants.

For complete information and application process for the course, click here.


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